Allira heads up the mechanical and electrical engineering team. Allira specialises in the provision of commercially relevant advice regarding patents and registered designs. Her experience includes drafting patent specifications, prosecution of patent and design applications, handling opposition proceedings, as well as the provision of validity and infringement advice. Allira’s technical expertise spans a range of engineering-related sectors, including: agricultural technologies, building systems and construction; robotics and related control systems; sustainable technologies; manufacturing; sporting technologies; and nanosensors. She also has a particularly keen interest in healthcare, acquiring expertise in research, product development and regulatory approval of active implantable medical devices while working outside the patent profession and complements this practical experience with significant patent experience in this technology area. In addition, Allira has recently completed a Master of Business Administration (Technology) with the University of New South Wales and utilises this acquired knowledge to provide highly relevant advice which is specific to her client’s business and technical needs.
Registered Patent Attorney (Australia and New Zealand)
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronic) (Honours 1),
University of New South Wales
Master of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales
Master of Industrial Property, University of Technology Sydney
Master of Business Administration (Technology),
University of New South Wales.
Fellow, Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia